Access Desktop Databases – A Quick Tour

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Jim Dettman (Microsoft MVP/ EE MVE)
Independent consultant specializing in the writing of custom packages for businesses.
What’s inside an Access Desktop Database. Will look at the basic interface, Navigation Pane (Database Container), Tables, Queries, Forms, Report, Macro’s, and VBA code.

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